Regatta Management Solutions

Frequently Asked Questions:

  1. What does Regatta Management Solutions provide me?
  2. I am a race organizer, what advantages will my entrants see?
  3. How do our potential entrants find your registration site?
  4. We already have a Web Site for our race that we have spent a lot of time developing. Do we have to throw it away?
  5. We don't have a Web Site, does this mean we can't use your tools?
  6. Who is using this system?
  7. I can't convince my club this year to use your system, does that mean we can't be on the calendar?
  8. How much does it cost?
  9. We run a summer long series, how much would that cost?
  10. If you are collecting entry fees for my regatta how do we get the money?
  11. Not all my entrants will pay using a credit card. How does Regatta Management Solutions get its fee? Do I have to write you a check?
  12. What types of races do you support?
  13. I run a small One Design Fleet how can I get my members in your database?
  14. How do I get started?
  15. Who is Regatta Management Solutions?
  16. What software is required to use the system?
  17. If we set up an event as a charity with the entry fee being tax deductible, can you provide receipts or some other documentation?

Q1: What does Regatta Management Solutions provide me?

A: Our mission is to provide back-end tools to assist Race Organizers in putting together quality regattas for their participants.


Q2: I am a race organizer, what advantages will my entrants see?

A: The service we are providing is a one stop shopping service for racers that gives them:


Q3: How do our potential entrants find your registration site?

A: There are 3 ways that users will get to the information on our site.


Q4: We already have a Web Site for our race that we have spent a lot of time developing. Do we have to throw it away?

A: Please don't, RMS does not want to replace your event website. We are focused on the back-end tools. If you have a site, we can provide you with links to add to your site that provide the registration, scratch sheets and results right on your page.


Q5: We don't have a Web Site, does this mean we can't use your tools?

A: No, we have a default simple site that can be customized with your logo, Notice of Race and Sailing Instructions.


Q6: Who is using this system?

A: We currently have organizations from the New England area including: clubs in the Mass. Bay Sailing Assoc., Gulf of Maine Racing Assoc and Piscataqua Sailing Assoc. using our services. In 2013 our system was used for over 100 races in these regions. Check our events calendar to see the latest list.

In 2017 California Yacht Club began using RMS and it regatta registration and scoring tool.

In 2018, RMS partnered with the Offshore Racing Association to provide online tools for processing their ORR-ez rating certificates. We expect that through the country wide exposure we will get with ORRez additional customer will see the advantages our system.


Q7: I can't convince my club this year to use your system, does that mean we can't be on the calendar?

A: No, as a service to all of our racers we would like the calendar of races to be as complete as possible. You can create your event in our calendar and di